2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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Longitudinal Data System Sustainability (language only)

Item 137 #1s

Item 137 #1s

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of

Page 109, after line 32, insert:
"G. The Department of Education, in cooperation with the other entities involved, shall submit a report to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees no later than July 15, 2013, outlining a projected six-year plan for operating cost needs for the Virginia Longitudinal Data System.  The report shall also include a six-year plan of improvements, outcomes, or any other research projects."

(This amendment requires submission of a six-year sustainability plan for the Virginia Longitudinal Data System (VLDS) after the conclusion of the federal grant in 2013. The VLDS is a software tool that creates cross-agency data linkages while protecting confidentiality. It was developed to provide information to various audiences on student progress from early childhood education into the workforce, while enabling the Commonwealth to meet federal and state reporting requirements.)